Boys to Men
Boys to Men (2001)

A four-part anthology film dealing with homosexuality from the young to the old, this feature includes Crush, detailing the budding friendship of a 12-year old girl and a 16-year old boy, who bond over their favorite TV program and musical… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: April 27, 2001
DVD Release Date: December 11, 2001
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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Like life ... some experiences are better than others.

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A.O. Scott
New York Times

Uneven in visual and dramatic quality, are unquestionably sincere in their efforts to examine the sexual and psychological nuances of a range of relationships from adolescence to old age.

Nina Garin
San Diego Union-Tribune

The good stuff is sparse.

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Bob Graham
San Francisco Chronicle

'The Mountain King,' about a closeted young man and a hustler at the beach, is the best of the lot in every respect.

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Caleb Crain
Village Voice

Earnest messages burden the four gay short films collected in Boys to Men.

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Dave White

Why Not Just Stay Home and WatchQueer As Folk? Because the characters in these shorts act like real people. Not a single shiny International Male shirt among them.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

An uneven affair.

Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

As a whole, the appeal of Boys to Men has more to do with its uncommon subject matter than with its original cinematic qualities.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

A collection as mixed in quality as these things often are.

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